Puglia dining & accommodation guide

octopus ceviche

Adrian Mourby shares some of his favourite places to eat in Puglia, plus places to stay with a focus on local gastronomy… Puglia photos by Kate Tadman Mourby  Where to eat Gran Bar Pugliese This superb café and fish restaurant sits on an old harbourside just 15 minutes from Bari Airport. Ideal for a first – or last – meal in Apulia. Piazza Vittorio More...

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rosé wine
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Drink Italia! summer rosé wines

The perfect complement to a clear blue sky, we take a look at some of Italy’s best rosé wines, with something special to suit every budget With rosé, as with red and white, Italy has a large variety of wines, More...

red wine from veneto
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
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Drink Italia! red wine from Veneto

There’s a delicious diversity to the wines of Veneto, thanks to the varying types of terrain and soil in this region. Here we explore some of its best reds… Although not vast in size, Veneto is one of the largest-producing More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
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Wines from Umbria

Known as the Green Heart of Italy, Umbria has a deep-rooted wine tradition, and despite recent earthquakes their wines are on the rise Umbria, in central Italy, is a region of lush rolling hills, hilltop villages More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
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Drink Italia! Fiano

If you fancy changing up your Pinot Grigio, fruity Fiano wines from the sunny south could be just what you are looking for… Native to Campania, the Fiano grape (in its DOCG appellation Fiano di Avellino) is More...

Prosecco and fruit juice
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Women’s Day cocktail

This is Mario Matassa’s variation on the classic Mimosa cocktail (champagne and orange juice), though of course we are using prosecco instead of champagne… Serves 4-6 Preparation time 5 minutes Ingredients: • More...

Sassicaia barrels tenuta san guido, Maremma, Tuscany
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Super Tuscany

Tuscany’s Alta Maremma – once a malaria-infested swamp – has become a mecca for hedonists the world over. Anna Blomefield finds out why… Photos by Anna Blomefield unless otherwise stated The vineyard at More...

Drinking prosecco
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Drink Italia! Prosecco

The past few years have seen Prosecco become the go-to party fizz, but don’t let the lighthearted bubbles fool you: premium Prosecco is in a class of its own. We take a look… Glera, the Prosecco grape variety, More...

Barolo vineyard Piedmont italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Drink Italia! Nebbiolo wines

We celebrate the sophistication of northern Italy’s splendid Nebbiolo grape, from world-renowned Barolo to the more accessible and wallet-friendly Nebbiolo wines of the region Barolo vineyards in Piedmont by More...

Wine at Christmas
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, December 23rd, 2018
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Drink Italia! The best wines for Christmas

Here’s our round up of really special Italian drinks to take you through the rest of the festive season and all its celebrations! Photo by Getty   A well-chosen drinks menu is essential for an exceptional More...